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Sangrur Police lathicharge protesters in Punjab.

Massive Protest Outside Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's Residence Over Daily Wage Hike

The protest was being led under the flag of Sanjha Mazdoor Morcha, a joint front of eight labour unions, where agriculture labourers have been demanding that their minimum wages be hiked to Rs 700 daily under MNREGA.

30 November 2022

Farmers protest in Gurugram

RSS Backed BKS Announces Farmer Protest Rally In Delhi

RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS)said farmers are leaving agriculture and looking for other options because of the neglect by the government and less profit in farming.


Farmers gathered at Mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagar.

Farmers ‘Mahapanchayat’ Leads To Massive Traffic Jam At Delhi Borders As Admin Puts Curbs In Place

Long queue of vehicles were seen at the Ghazipur and Singhu border as each one was being checked by the Delhi police.


Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

Farmers' Protest Enters Ninth Day In Parts Of Punjab

After farmers blocked the Patiala-Chandigarh road on Thursday, Mann slammed their unions for frequently blocking roads in the state as part of their protests, saying that the common people were facing inconvenience.

24 November 2022

Farmers Protest In Delhi

As Farmers Protest In Delhi, MSP Panel Forms Four Sub-Groups For Key Farming Issues

Samyukt Kisan Morcha has rejected the MSP Panel and has decided to not nominate members despite three slots being reserved for them in the panel.


Farmers' protests

Kisan Mahapanchayat: Why Farmers Are Protesting In Delhi Again

Security was beefed up at Delhi borders, including Singhu and Ghazipur, ahead of the demonstration called by farmers' body.  Police are checking all vehicles entering the capital and security personnel are on 'alert...

22 August 2022

Villagers protesting in Gariaband

Chhattisgarh: Villagers' Chakka Jam Demanding Paddy Procurement Centres Turns Violent, 3 Cops Injured In Stone Pelting

The residents of Kandekala had been demanding that a paddy procurement centre currently located in Bhejipadar, two km away, be shifted to their village.

22 November 2022

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Farmer leaders including Rakesh Tikait to visit UP districts including Prayagraj, Gorakhpur.

Rakesh Tikait Detained By Delhi Police, Barred From Holding Protest At Jantar Mantar

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is also the national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) and a prominent face of the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), alleged the Delhi police was working at the behest of the Centre.

21 August 2022

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20 August 2022
Farmers Call Off Protest In Lakhimpur Kheri After Officials Meet Them

Farmers Call Off Protest In Lakhimpur Kheri After Officials Meet Them

Uttar Pradesh: The farmers were seeking the removal of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra and a law guaranteeing MSP among the other demands in Lakhimpur Kheri.


18 August 2022
Lakhimpur Kheri: Punjab Farmers Demand 'Justice', 3-day Long Agitation Begins Against Centre

Lakhimpur Kheri: Punjab Farmers Demand 'Justice', 3-day Long Agitation Begins Against Centre

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has decided to hold the protest from August 18 to 20  to seek 'justice' in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. 


16 August 2022
SKM Says No To August 22 MSP Meeting, Calls Panel ‘Farce’

SKM Says No To August 22 MSP Meeting, Calls Panel ‘Farce’

SKM (Samyukta Kisan Morcha) which is an umbrella organisation of over 40 farm unions, said they have already rejected the ‘anti-farmers panel’ and will not...


13 August 2022
We The People: One Woman’s Campaign To Mobilise Opinion Over Growing Farm Suicides In Punjab

We The People: One Woman’s Campaign To Mobilise Opinion Over Growing Farm Suicides In Punjab

Suicide by her father drove Kiranjit Kaur to educate widows of farm suicides about their rights and eventually built a strong solidarity network.


05 August 2022
Farmers' Union SKM Warns Centre Against Passing Electricity Amendment Bill In Monsoon Session

Farmers' Union SKM Warns Centre Against Passing Electricity Amendment Bill In Monsoon Session

Citing that it came to the notice of SKM that the Centre is going to approve and pass the Bill, the farmers' union in s statement said that the withdrawal of...


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23 July 2022
Rahul Gandhi Criticises NDA Govt, Terms It ‘No Data Available’ Regime

Rahul Gandhi Criticises NDA Govt, Terms It ‘No Data Available’ Regime

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said NDA government is the regime which provides no answers, while saying that it has no accountability.


22 July 2022
Punjabi Music Chronicles The Times With Overt Political Themes

Punjabi Music Chronicles The Times With Overt Political Themes

The trend of prominent singers lending their voices to pressing political issues of the state has only intensified after the farm agitation.


19 July 2022
SKM Rejects Govt's MSP Panel As It Includes 'So-Called' Leaders Who Supported Farm Laws

SKM Rejects Govt's MSP Panel As It Includes 'So-Called' Leaders Who Supported Farm Laws

While announcing the repeal of three farm laws in November last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised to set up a committee to discuss the farmers'...


05 July 2022
Congress Expresses Strong Support To SKM For Protests Against Government 'Betrayal'

Congress Expresses Strong Support To SKM For Protests Against Government 'Betrayal'

The Congress on Monday expressed strong support for the Samyukta Kisan Morcha's (SKM) call for protests against the government for allegedly reneging on its...


12 June 2022
Kanpur: Law student Arrested For Calling For Bandh On June 10

Kanpur: Law student Arrested For Calling For Bandh On June 10

A whatsapp message was being forwarded by a law student of Kanpur demanding bandh in lieu of the Nupur Sharma case. He was arrested on 10th June for the same.


27 May 2022
How Farmers' Protest Also Gave Birth To An Alternative Media In Punjab

How Farmers' Protest Also Gave Birth To An Alternative Media In Punjab

Regional media have emerged as a bulwark against a centralising and hyper-nationalist polity and mediascape


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27 May 2022
Lakhimpur Kheri: Grief And Anger In Ground Zero Of Farmers Protest

Lakhimpur Kheri: Grief And Anger In Ground Zero Of Farmers Protest

In the Terai’s biggest district, different farming communities may have different reasons for their anger at the ruling BJP, but these appear to be...


25 May 2022
Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: HC To Hear Bail Plea Of Ashish Mishra On May 30

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: HC To Hear Bail Plea Of Ashish Mishra On May 30

In an earlier hearing on May 9, the High Court had said political people holding high positions shouldn't make “irresponsible statements” and need to...


22 May 2022
K Chandrashekar Rao Urges Farmers To Continue Agitation For Right Prices, Says They Can Change Govt

K Chandrashekar Rao Urges Farmers To Continue Agitation For Right Prices, Says They Can Change Govt

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao said farmers should continue their struggle until the time they get right price for their produce.


17 May 2022
Heavy Police Deployment At Chandigarh-Mohali Border As Farmers Plan Indefinite Protest In Capital

Heavy Police Deployment At Chandigarh-Mohali Border As Farmers Plan Indefinite Protest In Capital

Farmers from various parts of Punjab have assembled at gurdwara Amb Sahib in Mohali.


15 May 2022
Senior Bhartiya Kisan Union Leader Splits From Union To Form Apolitical Outfit

Senior Bhartiya Kisan Union Leader Splits From Union To Form Apolitical Outfit

BKU Vice President Rajesh Chauhan said Tikait brothers turned BKU into "puppet of political parties".


28 April 2022
From Green To Evergreen Revolution: Agriculture Needs Radical Changes

From Green To Evergreen Revolution: Agriculture Needs Radical Changes

The move towards Evergreen Revolution becomes absolutely necessary to feed the world in a sustainable manner, without inflicting any more damage to the already...


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